Crestwood Blog

Webinar
Amber
Amber Tselios

Webinar: Power BI – When, How, & Why

Wednesday April 15, 2020 – 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM (CST) Register here!   Get MORE from your data! Quickly and easily put Business Intelligence in everyone’s hands. Now might be a great time to analyze your data, find new trends and patterns, and learn how your business can seize a competitive advantage. If you … Read more

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Currency Management in Acumatica
Lori Bolsinger
Lori Bolsinger

Beyond Borders: Why Currency Management Matters

Whether directly or indirectly, every business is a global business. Somewhere in the supply chain—from your suppliers’ suppliers to the customers of your customers—you’re part of the global business environment. Though this means increased risk, it also means increased opportunity. New customers, better prices, and lower shipping costs, the global marketplace has opened you up … Read more

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Default Expense Account
Juliet Constantino
Juliet Constantino

How to Define a Default Expense Account for Vendors in Dynamics 365 Business Central

In Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, in order to define a default G/L expense account for different vendors, the vendor will need to have a specific General Business Posting Group assigned to it. [This is the next blog in a series of tips for using Dynamics 365 Business Central. For the previous Business Central tip … Read more

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Productivity Tips
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

OFFICE 365 UPDATE: No Better Way to Collaborate Other than Chat

Update from January 2020 Post: No Better Way to Collaborate Other than Chat Microsoft is eliminating the ability to initiate a chat directly with a co-author of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint document. This change will take affect mid-April (across the web, Windows, and Mac versions of Microsoft Office). Moving forward, users can communicate with others … Read more

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Building your business from the ground up
Amber
Amber Tselios

When Accounting Software Falls Short, ERP Delivers

If you’ve built your business from the ground up, it’s likely you started with accounting software—odds are, you started with QuickBooks. Most businesses do. However, there comes a point when QuickBooks no longer keeps up with your growing business, and you may hear that your next step is enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. There is … Read more

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Enterprise ERP - Acumatica
Brian Hedgepeth
Brian Hedgepeth

Big-Time Innovation, Mid-Market Prices

So many things go into building a powerful ERP solution. Security, user experience, functionality, and more make up the many reasons that a company opts to use such a solution. However, it goes much further than that, according to a recent report from Technology Evaluation Centers. This report, Enterprise Resource Planning Solutions: How to Get … Read more

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Crestwood Work From Home
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Working from Home – What to Expect and What to Keep in Mind

Now that “shelter in place” has swept the nation to curve the spread of the Covid-19 virus, most companies are adapting the Work from Home (WFH) model, allowing their employees to continue to work during the shutdown. Working from home is nothing new for Crestwood employees. This model was adapted almost a decade ago.  I … Read more

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Virtual Invoices for Dynamics GP
Ben Borger
Ben Borger

Getting to a Remote Workforce

We realize you might be tired of hearing about COVID-19, but if you need assistance getting your employees safe, secure, and reliable remote access so you can keep your business moving forward, we have a special offer for you. Crestwood, along with Microsoft, bring to you: Free Microsoft Office licenses for six months (including web … Read more

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Crestwood Automation add-ons
Angela Stuart Mills
Angela Mills

What Benefits Can AP Automation Deliver for Your Company?

When you purchase from a supplier, they expect to be paid accurately, reliably, and in a timely manner. Driven in part by supplier demands and expectations, many organizations are looking for opportunities to automate their processes. While automation delivers a wide range of benefits, enhancing speed of payment and reducing the likelihood that exceptions and … Read more

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Sales Pitch
Brian Hedgepeth
Brian Hedgepeth

Stop the SLA Games: How Acumatica Delivers on their Promises

Features and benefits. Functionality and usability. Innovation and ability to execute. It’s so easy to look at software, company financial statements, and analyst reports to answer a variety of questions. These reports are out there to help you understand whether a vendor can provide what you need, whether or not the vendor is financially solvent … Read more

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Company Data Archive for Dynamics GP
Mary Lenehan
Mary Lenehan

Dynamics GP Running Slow? Archive It! Get to Know Company Data Archive Plus Analytical Accounting!

Microsoft Dynamics GP is one of those reliable, familiar business management tools. Able to grow with your business, the product has been used by companies for decades. Better yet, with the announcement of their new “Modern Policy” starting in October 2019, Microsoft has made coming releases of Dynamics GP even more resilient and evergreen. However, … Read more

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Multifactor Authentication
Ben Borger
Ben Borger

Intelligent enforcement of multifactor authentication with Azure Conditional Access and Acumatica

In today’s blog post we are going to explore some of the capabilities of Azure working together with Acumatica to provide an easy to use and secure way to log into Acumatica. You can use Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) as your identity provider for single sign on into Acumatica.  But beyond that, we are … Read more

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Webinar
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Webinar: Monthly Cloud Workshop – The Ins & Outs of Office 365 Migration

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 – 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (CST) Register here!   Our first monthly cloud workshop! You’ve heard all the benefits of Office 365 (Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, Teams, etc.). In our first monthly cloud workshop, Ben Borger will walk you through what transitioning to O365 looks like and … Read more

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New feature in Dynamics 365 BC
Juliet Constantino
Juliet Constantino

View Vendor and Customer Names and Item Descriptions in Ledger Entries in Dynamics 365 Business Central

A new feature was added to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central to allow users to display vendor names, customer names, and item descriptions in ledger entries. This can be enabled in the following windows: Copy Vendor Name to Entries via a checkbox on the Purchases & Payables Setup page for Vendors Copy Customer Name to … Read more

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Disable Smartlist Builder
Mike Gordon
Mike Gordon

How to Modify SmartList Designer When SmartList Builder is Installed (in Dynamics GP)

Have you ever experienced this issue with Microsoft Dynamics GP? When both SmartList Designer and SmartList Builder are installed, SmartList Designer reports will not be able to be modified until SmartList Builder is temporarily disabled.  This is an easy fix. The steps below describe how to do this. First open SmartList.  Next, go to Tools … Read more

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